Platform Manager in Sittingbourne - GEFCO- UK

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Sittingbourne, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
9 days ago

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Who we are GEFCO is now fully owned by CEVA Logistics. Part of the CMA CGM Group, CEVA Logistics is a world leader in third-party logistics, providing global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Headquartered in Marseille, France, we deliver responsive logistics to many of the world’s most well-known brands.
At CEVA, we believe that logistics is a people business, that’s why we create an environment of trust and team spirit - we encourage initiative, and we empower our talent to grow in their careers. We are supply chain experts and live and breathe it every day. We offer a broad range of services in Contract Logistics, Air, Ocean, FVL and Ground management thanks to our 130,000 employees, operating in more than 160 countries. At CEVA, we are passionate about our work and the value we deliver to our customers and as a company, we are growing at a fast pace - do you Dare to Grow with us?
Are you looking to join an organization where you do meaningful work every day? As  Platform Manager F/M you'll be starting a rewarding career.
We are looking for A  Platform Manager F/M  for our FVL (Finished Vehicle Logistics) division based in Sheerness.
Mission and Brief of duties The Platform Manager's mission is to organise, coordinate and control all the support activities and ensure the proper maintenance of the facility by efficiently resourcing activity needs, to ensure optimisation in keeping with the Group Health and Safety rules and our & our Customer's standard operating procedures
Define and negotiate required budgets for the activity
Monitor the expenses and arbitrate if needed
Drive GMS throughout the site.
Responsible for effectively and efficiently managing daily operational planning of all activities and resource relating to the yard department and administration functions to ensure all dedicated deadlines are met by teams.
Manage the supplier link to the activity
To liaise with central functions in order to provide supporting and scheduled information.
Add all relevant site documents to eDoc, ensuring working instructions are kept up to date and in correct format.
Organize and monitor the corrective and preventative cleaning and maintenance of the workshop equipment and materials.
Ensure working instructions are kept up to date and in correct format.
Control and support for all key IT systems used on site, ensuring accurate data and robust cleansing
Manage the creation and provision of customer and operational reporting from the site
Follow the activities to validate the services in the IT system for invoicing
Provide report and follow across the site activities.
Liaise with relevant departments on all system failures and required improvements.
Manage all equipment files, ensure scheduled maintenance and compliance checks.
Support inductions for new suppliers.
Responsible for maintenance and safety of site and buildings, including housekeeping and foliage control.
Manage site waste streams maximising recycling and minimising the cost of landfill.
Investigate and implement energy reduction strategies, detailing cost benefit analysis to justify expenditure.
Ensure compliance with all legislation, safety instructions and safe systems of work.
Control local petty cash funds.
Seek new initiatives to ensure correct verification and invoicing within site disciplines.
Ad-hoc duties as and when required from time to time by your line manager.
Our successful candidate will ideally have the following skills Experience in related field, including minimum of 4 years of supervisory experience
Experience in the development of operational budgets.
Experience in setting targets for performance improvements.
Knowledge in P&L
Project Management experience
Flexible with ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment, and must be organized with excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
Ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement
Strong negotiation skills
Strong analytical skills within Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.)
Benefits Offered Alongside a competitive salary, you'll get lots of other great benefits too:
Pension scheme
Bonus scheme
Bupa Health Care / Sports Club
Life Insurance
Eye Care
Free Onsite Parking
Cycle to Work Scheme
Holiday Buying
Birthday day-off
Time off to move home
Employee Assistant Program
Long Service Awards
Access to GEFCO University


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